Pat's Tap and Pig & Fiddle make Food & Wine's list of best gastropubs
In a trend that doesn't seem to be letting up anytime soon, a few more Twin Cities establishments have earned national nods. This time,Food & Wine
magazine has put South Minneapolis'Pat's Tap
andPig & Fiddle
on itslist of best gastropubs
. This marks the second time in less than a week that Twin Cities bars have gained national recognition.
We had a chance to chat with Pat's Tap manager Alex Jacoby, who explains that he was originally contacted by Food & Wine over 4 months ago, although at the time he had no idea what kind of article they were going to be doing. According to Jacoby, what makes Pat's Tap list-worthy, is that, unlike some other gastropubs that tend to lean a little toward fine dining, "We go for more of a pub atmosphere with the high quality food. We try to have more of the light, fun, and lively atmosphere, and that to me is what makes a gastropub."
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